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congratulate
express one's pleasure to another person at that person's success.
Grat- pleasant, thank ,favor
gracious
pleasnt; courteous; kinkdly
Grat- pleasant, thank ,favor
grateful
feeing or expressing gratitude; thankful; obliged
Grat- pleasant, thank ,favor
gratify
give or be a source of pleasure or satisfaction
Grat- pleasant, thank ,favor
gratis
without payment; free
Grat- pleasant, thank ,favor
gratitude
thankfulness
Grat- pleasant, thank ,favor
gratuitous
1.given freely; gratis
2.unwarranted, as a gratuituos remar
Grat- pleasant, thank ,favor
gratuity
present of money in return for a favor or service, tip
Grat- pleasant, thank ,favor
ingrate
ungrateful person
Grat- pleasant, thank ,favor
ingratiate
establish in the favor or good graces of anohter.
Grat- pleasant, thank ,favor
immortal
1. not subject to death
2. Not subject to oblivion; imperishable
Mor(Mort)- Death
immortality
1. Eternal life
2. Lasting fame
Mor(Mort)- Death
moribund
dying; near death
Mor(Mort)- Death
mortal (adj.)
1. Destined to die
2. Human
3. Causing death; fatal
Mor(Mort)- Death
Mortal (n.)
1.human being; person; individual
Mor(Mort)- Death
mortality
1. Death rate
2. mortal nature
Mor(Mort)- Death
mortician
undertaker
Mor(Mort)- Death
mortification
shame; humiliation; ebarrassment
Mor(Mort)- Death
mortify
embarass; shame; humiliate
Mor(Mort)- Death
mortuary
funeral home
Mor(Mort)- Death
rigor mortis
stiffness of the body that sets in several hours after death
Mor(Mort)- Death
corporal
bodily
corp- body
corporation
body authorized by law to carry on an activity with the rights and duties of a single person
corp- body
corps
1. organized body of persons
2. branch of military, as the martine corps
corp- body
corpse
dead body
corp- body
corpulent
bulky; obese; very fat
corp- body
corpus
general collection or body of writings, laws, etc.
corp- body
corpuscle
1. blood cell
2. minute particle
corp- body
corpus dilicti
1. facts proving that a crime has been committed
2. body of the victim in a murder case
corp- body
espirit de corpus
spirit of a body of personos; group spirit
corp- body
habeas corpus
1. writ requiring a detained person to be brought before a court to investigate the legality of that person's detention
2. right of a citizen to secure court protection against illegal imprisonment
corp- body
incorporate
combine so as to form one body
corp- body
aqueduct
artificial channel for conducting water over a distance
duc(duct)- lead, conduct, draw
conduct
lead; guide; escort
duc(duct)- lead, conduct, draw
deduction
1. taking away; subtraction
2. reasoning from the general to the particular
duc(duct)- lead, conduct, draw
duct
tube or channel for conducting a liquid
duc(duct)- lead, conduct, draw
ductile
1. able to be drawn out or hammered thing
2. easily led; docile
duc(duct)- lead, conduct, draw
induce
lead on; move by persuasion
duc(duct)- lead, conduct, draw
induct
admit as a member; initiate
duc(duct)- lead, conduct, draw
induction
1. ceremony by whichone is made a member; initiation
2. reasoning from the particular to the general
duc(duct)- lead, conduct, draw
seduction
enticement; leading astray into wrong doing
duc(duct)- lead, conduct, draw
traduce
malign; slander; vilify; calumniate
duc(duct)- lead, conduct, draw
viaduct
bridge for conduting a road or railroad over a valley, river, etc
duc(duct)- lead, conduct, draw
consecutive
following in regular order; successive
secut(sequ)-follow
consequence
1. that which follows logically; result
2. put to death
secut(sequ) follow
execute
1. follow through to completion; cdarry out
2. put to death
duc(duct)- lead, conduct, draw
inconsequential
of no consequence; trivial; unimportant
duc(duct)- lead, conduct, draw
prosecute
1. follow to the end or until finished
2. conduct legal proceedings against; sue
duc(duct)- lead, conduct, draw
sequel
something that follows; continuation; consequence; outcome
duc(duct)- lead, conduct, draw
sequence
the following of one thing after another; succession; orderly series
duc(duct)- lead, conduct, draw
sequential
arranged in a sequence; serial
duc(duct)- lead, conduct, draw
concur
1.agree; be of the same opinion
2. happen together; coincide
cur(curr, curs)- run
concurrent
running toguether; occurring at the same time
cur(curr, curs)- run
current
1. running or flowing
2. now in progress; prevailing
cur(curr, curs)- run
curriculum
course of study in a school or college
cur(curr, curs)- run
cursive
running or flowing (handwriting)
cur(curr, curs)- run
cursory
running over hastily; superficially done, as a cursory glance
cur(curr, curs)- run
discursive
wandering from one topic to another; rambling; digressive
cur(curr, curs)- run
excursion
going out or forth; expedition
cur(curr, curs)- run
incur
1. meet w/ something undesirable
2. bring upon oneself
cur(curr, curs)- run
incursion
1. a rushing into
2. hostile invasion; raid
cur(curr, curs)- run
precursor
forerunner; predecessor
cur(curr, curs)- run
recur
happen again
cur(curr, curs)- run
agressive
disposed ot attack; militant; asertive; pushing
gress(grad)- step, walk, go
egress
means of going out; exit
gress(grad)- step, walk, go
gradation
1. a change by steps or stages
2. act of grading
gress(grad)- step, walk, go
grade
step; stage; degree; rating
gress(grad)- step, walk, go
gradient
1. rate a t which a road, railroad track, temperature, voltage,etc., rises
2. slope
gress(grad)- step, walk, go
gradual
step-by-step; bit by bit
gress(grad)- step, walk, go
graduate
complete all the steps of a course and receive a diploma or degree
gress(grad)- step, walk, go
graduated
arranged in regular steps, stages, or degrees
gress(grad)- step, walk, go
progressive
going forwared to sometheing considered better
gress(grad)- step, walk, go
regressive
disposed to move
gress(grad)- step, walk, go
retrograde
1. going back
2. becoming worse
gress(grad)- step, walk, go
retrogression
act of going from a better to a worse state
gress(grad)- step, walk, go
transgression
step beyond the limits or barriers; go beyond; break a law
gress(grad)- step, walk, go
biped
two-footed animal
ped- foot
centiped
wormlike animal with one pair of legs on most of its segments
ped- foot
expedite
1. facilitate
2. accelerate or speed up
ped- foot
impede
hinder; obstruct; block
ped- foot
impediment
1. hindrance; obstacle
2. defect
ped- foot
millipede
wormlike animal with two pairs of legs on most of its segments
ped- foot
pedal
lever acted on by the foot
ped- foot
pedestal
1. support or foot of a column or statue
ped- foot
pedestrian (n.)
person traveling on foot
ped- foot
pedestrian(adj.)
commonplace or dull, as a pedestrian performance
ped- foot
velocipede
1. child's tricycle
2. early form of bycicle
ped- foot
contact
touching or meeting; association; connection
tact(tang)- touch
contiguous
touching in a physical contact; adjoining
tact(tang)- touch
contingent
1. dependent on something else
2. accidental
tact(tang)- touch
intact
untouched or uninjured; kept or left whole
tact(tang)- touch
intangible
1. not capable of being perceived by the sence of touch
2. hard to grasp or define exactly
tact(tang)- touch
tact
sensitive mental perception of what is appropiate on a given occasion
tact(tang)- touch
tacful
having or showing tact
tact(tang)- touch
tactile
1. pertaining to the sense of touch
2. tangible
tact(tang)- touch
tangent (adj.)
touching
tact(tang)- touch
tangent (n.)
line or surface meeting a curved line or surface at one point, but not intersecting it
tact(tang)- touch
tangential
merely touching; slightly connected; digressive
tact(tang)- touch
apprehend
1. seize or take into custody
2. understand
prehend(prehens)- seize, grasp
apprehensive
1. quick to understand or grasp
2. fearful of what may come; anxious
prehend(prehens)- seize, grasp
comprehensible
able ot be grasped mentally; understandable
prehend(prehens)- seize, grasp
comprehensive
including very much; extensive
prehend(prehens)- seize, grasp
prehensile
adapted for seizing, as a prehensile claw
prehend(prehens)- seize, grasp
reprehend
find fault with; rebuke; reprimand; censure
prehend(prehens)- seize, grasp
reprehensible
deserving of censure; culpable
prehend(prehens)- seize, grasp
abject
sunk or fast down to a low conditipon; downtrodden; deserving contempt
ject- throw, cast
conjecture
a guess; supposition; inference
ject- throw, cast
dejected
downcast; discouraged; depressed
ject- throw, cast
eject
throw out or expel
ject- throw, cast
inject
force or introduce a liquid, a remarc, etc.
ject- throw, cast
interject
throw in between; insert; interpose
ject- throw, cast
projectile
1. object designed to be shot forward
ject- throw, cast
reject
refuse to take; discard
ject- throw, cast
subject
force to undergo something unpleasant or inconvenient; expose; make liable to
ject- throw, cast
aversion
feeling of repugnance toward something with a desire to turn away from it; strong dislike; atipathy
vert(vers)- turn
avert
1. turn away
2. prevent; avoid
vert(vers)- turn
controversy
dispute; debate; quarrel
vert(vers)- turn
diversion
entertainment; amusement
vert(vers)- turn
divert
1. turn aside
2. amuse; entertain
vert(vers)- turn
extrovert
one more interested in matters outside the self than in one's own thoughts and feelings
vert(vers)- turn
inadvertently
without turning one's mind to the matter at hand; carelessly; unintentional
vert(vers)- turn
incontrovertible
not able to be disputed; not open to question
vert(vers)- turn
introvert (n.)
one more interested in one's own thoughts and feelings than in matters outside oneself
vert(vers)- turn
introvert(v.)
turn inward
vert(vers)- turn
invert
turn up side down
vert(vers)- turn
obverse
side turned toward the observer; therefore, the front of a coin, medal, etc.
vert(vers)- turn
perverse
turned away fromn what is right or good; corrupt; wrongheaded
vert(vers)- turn
pervert
turn away from right or thruth; give a wrong meaning to
vert(vers)- turn
revert
return; go back, as: the property will revert to the owner when the lease is up
vert(vers)- turn
versatile
able to turn with ease from one thing to another
vert(vers)- turn
verse
line of poetry. After a fixed number of syllables, the poet has to begin a new line
vert(vers)- turn
vertigo
condition in which one feels that one's surroundings are turning about; dizziness
vert(vers)- turn
commitment
1. consignment to prison or a mental institution
2. pledge
mis(miss, mit, mitt)- send
demise
death
mis(miss, mit, mitt)- send
emmissary
person sent out to a mission
mis(miss, mit, mitt)- send
emit
send out; give off
mis(miss, mit, mitt)- send
intermittent
coming and going at intervals, as an intermittent fever
mis(miss, mit, mitt)- send
missile
weapon caable of being propelled to hit a distant object
mis(miss, mit, mitt)- send
missive
written message sent; a letter
mis(miss, mit, mitt)- sen
remiss
negligent; careless; lax
mis(miss, mit, mitt)- send
remission
period of lessening or a disapperance of the syptoms of disease
mis(miss, mit, mitt)- send
remit
1. send money due
2. forgive, as to have one's sins remitted
mis(miss, mit, mitt)- send
circumlocution
roundabout way of speaking
locut(loqu)-speak, talk
colloquy
a talking toguether; conference; conversation
locut(loqu)-speak, talk
elocution
art of speaking out or reading effectively in public
locut(loqu)-speak, talk
eloquent
speaking with force and fluency; movingly expressive
locut(loqu)-speak, talk
grandiloquent
using lofty or pompous words; bombastic
locut(loqu)-speak, talk
interlcutor
1. questioner
2. one who participates in a conversation
locut(loqu)-speak, talk
loquacious
talkative; garrulous
locut(loqu)-speak, talk
obloquy
1. a speaking against; censure
2. public reproach
locut(loqu)-speak, talk
auriferous
bearing or yielding gold
fer(ous)- bearing, producing, yielding
coniferous
bearin cones, as the pine tree
fer(ous)- bearing, producing, yielding
pestiferous
1. infected with or bearing disease; pestilential
2. evil
fer(ous)- bearing, producing, yielding
proliferous
producing new growth rapidly and extensive
fer(ous)- bearing, producing, yielding
somniferous
bearing or inducing sleep
fer(ous)- bearing, producing, yielding
vociferous
producing a loud out cry; clamorous; noisy
fer(ous)- bearing, producing, yielding
odoriferous
yielding an odor, usually fragrant
fer(ous)- bearing, producing, yielding